The dental explorer or sickle probe, thanks to its sharp tip, is used with to improve tactile sensation, but also: to determine the presence of tooth decay on tooth enamel; to detect calculus and caries; to examine pockets, furcations and restorations.
N.23: detection of caries. / N.17 (back action): Detection of Subgingival calculus.
(aka: Wilkins/Tufts) Wilken’s Explorer offers both No. 17 and No. 23 on the same instrument; one to the opposite side of the other.
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